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in the 1984 san francisco kidnapping of kevin collins. >> this is scary, we are terrified. >> the girl was last seen going to school. she was on school and when she did to get home when she did not home >> we take numerous leads. it brings the realism back. >> we want to make sure that we do with thorough job >> they are trying to place to gather how this happened. in fairfield, kron 4 news. >> east of interstate-80. this is just across the street from the elementary school. just how close. this is off of highway 12. >> only on kron 4. this is the kidnapping of kevin collons..this is a photograph of dan therrian. who went by the name of "kelly." this is his california drivers license photograph from march 2003. therrien lived at the home that police searched on tuesday, looking for clues in kevin collins disappearance. his one time haight- ashbury residence on masonic, is across the street from saint agnes - where collins attended basketball practice before vanishing in 1984. one of therrien's former landlords tells us. he wore shoulder length, blond hair - similar to description of th
story. the recently released details about the suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping. more on his criminal past. why police think he is connected.and. new at 8. about how police are handling the case. i'm pam moore. >> tonight at eight.more on our developing story. as a cold case heats up. san francisco police release new details and pictures of the prime suspect in the 19- 84 disappearance of 10-year- old kevin collins. investigators are making a plea to the public for information about dan therrien. the man kron 4 first identified as a suspect in the kidnapping. he's the man who at one time. lived in a house just a block away from where collins was last seen. and police are sharing some about his history. grant lodes begins our team coverage with what we've learned so far. grant? >> reporter: dan therrien - has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981, therrien was arrested in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. he was bailed out, then did not show up for his court date. in 1982, he was arrested on that outstanding w
of 10 year old kevin collins. just hours ago -- we obtained a photograph of the man, whose identity was *first uncovered right here on kron 4. >> but first tonight -- developing news out of fairfield at this hour. a young teenaged girl is found murdered in a park. i''m pam moore -- right now. kron 4's charles clifford is live at the scene --- charles what do we know? >> reporter: we found that the teenager was found deceased earlier this morning. crime scene investigators have been here all morning trying to find out what happened. according to the fairfield police department, around 6:45 friday morning, an officer was performing a security check here near allan witt park, when he was flagged down by someone who reported seeing a possible dead body. >> he responded and said the there was a young white skinned female deceased in a parking lot. >> reporter: he responded over and found a young light skined femle deceased near the parking lot. so far, very little is know about the woman. she's described as being in her teens and investigators are trying to figure out who she is. police
head lines on the kevin collins case. >> san francisco police are asking for the public's help in finding additional information about the man than a therrien, the man kron for firms identified as su4 disappearance of kevin collins. >> he has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981 he was arrested in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping a lonnd lewd acts are a child. he was bailed out, then was a no show at his court date. >> in 1982 he was arrested on that outstanding war, then pleaded guilty to felony lewd acts on a child. he was sentenced to six months in jail and three years' probation. >> therrien was also wanted in canada for a crime in 1973. >> police say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two children. >> he was arrested and charged, but once he was released, he fled canada. >> police say he was never caught because, in part, used so many different names. >> san francisco police chief great suhr says the kevin collins case as long haunted him and his department. he says he remembers when collins went missing. he was relatively new on
. only on kron 4. new details about the suspect in the 1984 san francisco disappearance of kevin collins. we have exclusively uncovered the man's picture. and details on his background. >> this city park it does have a lot of weird people. you have to keep your eye on your children. oh >> reporter: though there is suspicious activity finding a body is not normal. in fairfield, alecia reed, kron 4. >> pam: only on kron 4, new details about the suspect in the 1984 san francisco disappearance the kevin collins. we have a exclusively uncovered demands picture and details of his background. this is a 2003 california drivers license photograph of dan therrian. he went by the name of "kelly." therrien once lived at the home that police searched on tuesday. as they looking for clues in kevin collins disappearance. his one time haight - ashbury home on masonic avenue. is across the street from saint agnes - where collins attended basketball practice before vanishing in 1984. therrien died in 2008. of a heart attack. at the age of 51. that means he was 28. when kevin vanished. tonight, kron-4's te
information on the suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping case. his name. where he lived. and whether he has a criminal past. next. plus, right now, rescuers searching the rubble. after an explosion in a mexico city skyscraper killed more than a dozen people, and trapped even more. developing tonight at eight. right now. rescuers in mexico city are searching for survivors. trapped in debris after a deadly explosion at the headquarters of mexico's state- owned oil company. this video just came into our newsroom. at least 14-people have been killed in the blast. and as many as 80-others were hurt. the blast damaged at least three floors of the building. the explosion actually occured in the basement of a building next door. the cause is still being investigated. new details in the kevin collins kidnapping case. kron-4 has uncovered the identity of the primary suspect. in the 19-84 san francisco abduction. grant lodes is following developments in the case. grant. >> reporter: the prime suspect name is dan therrien.who had at least three san fransico addresses. we also ran a background check on
, and says the investigation is very much alive. tonight the family of the mission child, kevin collins, is reacting to a major development in this highly publicized cold case. let's bring in nbc bay area's terry mcsweeney with the details. terry? >> reporter: a lot of people have been following the disappearance of kevin collins for many years. tonight i spoke with steven collins, kevin's brother. he said he has seen many breakthroughs over the years, but this one looks like the real thing. this is the person of interest in the disappearance of kevin collins. this is man san francisco police knew mostly as wayne jackson. he had at least four aliases, and that's what threw police off his trail. >> based on jackson's description, his residence on masonic avenue, his ownership of a large black dog, and his criminal history, we are investigating jackson as a person of interest in this case. >> reporter: jackson was 6 feet tall, blond, and had a black dog, just like the person last seen talking to collins in february of 1984 at masonic and oak streets in san francisco. jackson lived on maso
newsroom. san francisco police release new information on the suspect in the kevin collins kidnapping. dan therrien. we'll tell you about the crimes he committed involving children. his other identities. why police are asking for the publics help. and much more on this developing story. all next developing right now -- a major break in the kidnapping of 10-year-old initially arrested and charged but then he fled to canada and it police say he was never caught because the use so many different names. >> reporter: the san francisco police chief judge said the case still haunts the san francisco police department. i was there last week when day the issued the search warrant on the side avenue where he used to live, and today we found out why they did that. this is just wrapping up moments ago but the investigator told us that dan sarah not only told us kevin collins was last seen with him but he lived where he disappeared. committed other crimes against children. they're just revealing now his charges in canada of policchildren violence. there ws no physical evidence linking h
in the disappearance. of kevin collins in 19-84. kron 4's grant lodes explains what we have learned so far. dan therrien - has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981, therrien was arrested in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. he was bailed out, then did not show up for his court date. that outstanding warrant, and pleaded giulty to felony lewd acts on a child. probation. wanted in canada for a 1973 incident. sexually assaulted 2 children. therrien was initially arrested and charged. fled canada. and 19-56 stewart. wayne jackson. contact them. if they ever of these names. san francisco's police chief greg suhr says the kevin haunted both him and his department. spoke with kron-4's terisa estacio about the latest at a news conference just hours ago, police revealed why therrien refered to by authorities as jackson - an alias is the primary disappearance. >> you can imagine what our initial response was. a bit of a pause. disappearance. they did provide her with this information. >> reporter: terisa estacio, kron 4. >> at a news c
. >> kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years ago. he was last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. abc7 news reporter is here with what this new information means to the investigation. sergio? >> abc7 news has learned the main person of interest in the disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins had a wrap sheet and it included kidnapping. abc news was the first on the scene when police took jackhammers into this home. our source tells us that is where dan therion lived. he also went by the name of kelly. he was questioned by police six days after kevin collins disappeared. investigators never searched his backyard or basement at the time. cold case investigators returned to the home this week and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to the young boy. the home is right across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say therion had a dog. earlier this week the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984 jie. we had another uh dolt -- another adult witness saying they saw kevin
to this investigation. >> kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years ago. he was last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. abc7 news reporter is here with what this new information means to the investigation. sergio? >> abc7 news has learned the main person of interest in the disappearance of 1 collins kevin collins had a wrap sheet and it included kidnapping. abc news was the first on the scene when police took jackhammers into this home. our source tells us that is where dan t he also wented. he also went by the name of kelly. he was questioned by police six days after kevin collins disappeared. investigators never searched his backyard or basement at the time. cold case investigators returned to the home this week and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to the young boy. the home is right across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say therion had a dog. earlier this week the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984 jie. wenother uh dolt -- another adult witness saying they saw kevi
no idea who they are.no. they have no io they are. >> new details this morning in the kevin collins case. san francisco police are asking for your help in finding additional information about this man. then therrien, the man kron 4 first identified as a suspect in the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. therrien has a history of kidnapping and sexual assault involving children. in 1981 he was arrested in a fisherman's area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. he bailed out, then he was a no show at his court date. in 1982 he was arrested on that outstanding warrant, then he pleaded guilty to felony lou tax on a child. he was sentenced to six months in jail and three years' probation. >> therrien was also wanted in canada for a crime in 1973. police said they he kidnapped and sexually assaulting two children. if he was arrested and charged, but once he was released, he fled canada. if police say he was never caught because, in part, he used so many different names. >> send francisco's chief grewg suhr says that kevin collins case has long haunted him and his department. he says th
in the kevin collins case. san francisco police are investigateing the 1984 disappearance of the 10-year- old boy visited his mother's home tonight. ktvu's rita williams is live in contra costa county and tells us the investigators had photos they showed to family members, rita. >> reporter: that's right julie. about 7:30 tonight, san francisco police left the concord apartment here that belongs to anne collins, kevin collin's mother. as you see in these exclusive pictures three invest investigators from the san francisco police department isn't several hours tonight talking to kevin collin's mother, two of his sisters and a brother. we know police showed them this picture of the lead suspect dan therrien who died in 1978. they also showed them what he looked like in 1974, when witnesses say they saw kevin talking to a man with a big black dog. >> i am convinced that the investigation is going in the right direction. >> reporter: that direction led them last week to dig up the concrete floor of the garage of this house on masonic where therrien lived. two different cadaver dogs alerted at the
. one of kevin collins brothers. speaks out about the recent developments in the case. police say, this man, dan therrien is a suspect in kevin's disappearance. tonight, kron four's terisa estacio sat down with stephen collins - who shared his feelings about the new information, and what he says his family might do. if they do finally find his brother's remains. >> reporter: for stephen collins. dealing with the latest developments in his brother's case - has been an emotional roller coaster. >> at first digging, can't commit, then the findings. it is hard not to imagine what happened. steven was 15 years old when kevin disappeared. he says it is difficult to deal with the fact, he worked at the kevin collins foundation, located so close to where this man dan therrian who has been identified as a person of interest lived. but steven says he is not upset at police, he realizes tools availble now where not around back then. he also says, finding kevin's remains would bring such closure to himself, his siblings and mother. he really hopes it happens for everyone's sake. terisa estaci
is a case that has haunted san francisco police for nearly 30 years. what happened top kevin collins? kpix 5 reporter joe vazquez tells us that this man may have taken the secret to his grave. >> reporter: in 1984, police were investigating the most high-profile missing child case in a generation. it turns out a neighbor of kevin collins had a sordid past. wayne jackson had a record that involved child molestation. he also had a black dog, just like the man kevin was last seen talking to. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department. >> reporter: now, 29 years later, police chief greg suhr is revealing for the first time that jackson is a person of interest in the case. but why wasn't he arrested back then? >> he was detained. he was interviewed. he allowed a consent search of the same house we just did a search warrant on. a photo spread was shown to the two witnesses that described the suspect. they weren't able to pick him out of the photo spread. >> they knew enough about his past. they dropped the ball on this
it will bring an end to this long investigation. ten-year-old kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years ago, last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. abc7 news reporter said the main person of interest in the disappearance had a rap sheet that included kidnapping. >> abc7 news was the first on scene tuesday when police took jackhammers into this home on masonic avenue. that's where dan therrion lived. he also went by the name kelly. he was questioned six days after kevin collins disappeared. they went to question him six days after kevin disappeared. but they went back this year and tore up the floor that might link him to the boy. home is right away cross the street from kevin's old school. therrion he had a dog. lead investigator told abc7 vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984. >> we had another adult witness telling that they saw kevin in front of 1106, 1108 masonic. there was a white man there again in his 20s or 30s and had a big great dane black dog. >> during this week's search, cadaver dogs located bones in the police of that home. they say the bones could
with dan and cheryl. >> disappearance of kevin collins and why police issued a plea for information bay person suspected in a 30-year-old kidnapping. >> also, nearly a dozen people hurt on san francisco most-popular cable car lines. what caused the car to suddenly stop wout warning. >> a call for help in the kevin collins missing child case, police hoping someone will come forward with information about this man seen in two photos. he may have been last person to see the 10-year-old before he disappeared nearly 30 years ago. police want help. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm cheryl jennings. police say the person of interest in the case had several aliases and an extensive criminal record. vick he was the first reporter at the search scene and led the coverage on this story. let's start with test results. >> the chief theld news conference to ask for help in solving this case. that is why he's hoped to jog people's memories. also released information about the past that helped convince investigators that this man may be responsible for the disappearance of a little boy. the person o
in the 1984 san francisco kidnapping of kevin collins. dan therrian, who went by the name of 'kelly' lived in the haight ashbury home police searched earlier this week. they were looking for clues into collins disappearance. this is a 2003 drivers license picture of therrian. he died back in 2008. therrian's masonic avenue home is located right across the street from kevin's school. kron fours' terisa estacio talked with collins mother about this newest information. ann collins remembers some of these distinctive details with this man that matched the description. in the past, credible witnesses in the past saying that he was last seen with a man with a black dog. this man, who went by the name " kelly ". also had a dog. they do not remember police identified him by name but just focused a suspect of a neighbor that lived near the bus stop. and as far as why now? they are digging up the ground where he used to live at whashe.. as for fisheries and we have spoken to the new inspectors-she has spoken to her theories about the disappearance to the new inspector. she spoke to the new inspector
. she got away and police are looking for the suspect. >>> in the case of kevin collins who disappeared nearly 30 years ago, san francisco police have finally identified a person of interest and today kpix 5 reporter da lin spoke to kevin's mother and gets her reaction to why it took police so long to name a suspect. >> over the years i have always said. i don't know who to be angry at. i don't know who. >> reporter: she now knows who to be angry at. she believes this man kidnapped and killed her son kevin collins 29 years ago. >> we might not get the answers and we don't have a burial for kevin. >> reporter: ann doesn't recognize the man but saying looking at his mugshot brings back all the pain and emotions of losing 10-year-old kevin who was last seen leaving basketball practice at a san francisco school. >> it's appointing he got away with this all these years. >> reporter: police say the man had a history of kidnapping and sexual assaults against boys. and he lived near where kevin disappeared in 1984. detectives say the main reason
learned the main person of interest in the disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins had a rap sheet including kidnapping. source was knowledge of the investigation tell us it's one of the main reasons that police are focusing now on dan" ferrin. police took jam hammers and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to this young boy. the home is across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say he had a dog two, witnesses told police they last saw kevin talking to a man with a large dog. and one saw them tolgt in front of ferrian's house. dog and of course they sent them to the crime lab to be certain of that. >> twitter has been hacked. the company says it's attacked by hacker who's obtained e mail addresses of pass words of 250,000 customers and probably was in the isolated. twitter cancelled the pass words and advised users on how to create new ones. >> bank of america web site has been down most of the day. and if you try to do any banking today thaechl plains the error message you saw. b of a says atms are still working. >> the project is on t
and arrest until recently when the cold case unit began looking at this case. >> new at 6:00 kevin collins aunt and uncle say they were hoping for more today. they watched the news conference. his uncle appreciates effort police are making but thinks investigators let jackson slip their fingers in the 08s. >> got to give sfpd credit for reopening the case and putting a lot of resources behind it but they were so close they should have had it. what they're doing now, looks like they're doing everything. we had an office right next door to where this guy was. we were there six months and he he was living that whole time probably laughing at us, you know? it's my feeling. i think they should have had him. >> his aunt says she's not sure why police are making such an effort now to search for a suspect. >> fairfield police are asking for your help to find a killer of a 7th grade girl. the guardian reported her missing thursday evening. the-]9ñm girl's naked body discovered friday morning at allen wit park. today investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed but they have not said now.
will be holding a news conference and tell us new details in the kevin collins case. pam pam cook's in the newsroom. you have new information and video? >> yes. kevin collins is the 10-year- old boy who vanished nearly 30 years. last night, we took pictures of police leaving the concord apartment where kevin collins' mother lives. investigators say they showed pictures to kevin's mother, his sisters and brother of the lead suspect in the case. now, he's dan ther leon who die -- dan therrien who died. they also showed the family what he looked like at the time back in 1984. >> we started to open this case in the cold case unit saturday year' and we thought dash several years and we -- cold case unit several years ago and we thought we would take another look at it. >> two witnesses say they saw kevin talking with a man with a big black dog before he disappeared. an investigator told ktvu that therrien fit that description and had a black dog. he was interviewed by police just five days after kevin disappeared. he also lived a few feet from the bus stop on masonic avenue where kevin
of a man suspected in the disappearance of kevin collins. >>> and the one thing colin kaepernick always keeps with him and why. >> hey, 49er fans, thanks for the way you cheered on our hometown heroes all season long. >> you let them get to new orleans. >> no matter the outcome, let's respect the city of san francisco. >> that means there will be no place for bad behavior when we win this thing. >> 49er fans are world-class. let's show the world just how great we are. >> who's got it better than us? nobody! go niner! >> good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler in for lease marzullo. >> good morning, everyone. looking at the colors of the niners this morning. we are waking up to higher clouds. even reduced visibility with some fog in some areas this morning. be careful. temperatures are pretty mild, though. we've dropped off into the upper 30s to near 40 in our coolest protected valleys. otherwise we are looking at 50s around san francisco with the cloud cover. it will take some time for the cloud to burn off but we also have the higher clouds making for a mostly to partly
. >> the uncle of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984 and he is talking about it this man who police identified after all of this this years as a suspect in the case. the suspect is a man with a uding kidnapping who lived in the neighborhood where kevin was last seen. many aliases. wayne jackson. kelly lee dawson and dan leonard ferrian. vic lee on how the different names played a big factor in the investigation. >> since february 8, 1984 there hasn't been a tip that came into the san francisco police department that we didn't act on. >> reporter: the chief said it was difficult investigating the person of interest in it case. a person with many aliases. >> on april 16 of 1981 jackson was arrested under the name wayne jackson in fisherman's wharf area of san francisco for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> i bailed out and never showed up for the court case. jackson was arrested a year later and spent six months in jail for that offense. he used another aliases when was arrested in canada nine years earlier. >> he was wanted in canada under the name raymond william stewart for a 1973 incid
learned tonight that the main person of interest in the dispersons of 10-year-old kevin collins nearly 3 decades ago had a rap sheet including kidnapping. source was knowledge of the investigation tell us that this the is one of the reasons police are focusing now on dan farren would died several years ago. police on tuesday took jack ham intera home on masonic street where he used to live an investigator up the basement floor looking for evidence to link him to the young boy. home is right across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say farren had a dog that is important because 2 witness told police they saw last saw kevin talking to a man with a large dog. one even saw them together in front of farren house. during this week search cadaver dog located bones if the basement there are of the home. police believe they are animal bones not human. but they have sent them to the crime lab just to be sure. >> now in the east bay this is video from you tube of home being broken into last we can car pull up. 2 women knock on the door nobody answers 2 men walk up. one smashe
10-year-old kevin collins disappeared after school. his case went cold. investigators now say they have new leads. he was a student at st. agnus in the haight-ashbury district of san francisco. at the time two witnesses reported seeing kevin on sonic avenue with a man sittings on a stoop with a large black dog. he was described as white, six feet tall with blond hair. investigators are focused on a man who died five years ago. he was wayne jackson. he had five different identities and a criminal record. he was convicted of child molestation in 1981. that is three years before kevin's disappearance. police recently discovered he was accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting two 13-year-old boys in canada. he lived across the street from the school and he owned a large black dog. at time of course, police searched jackson's home but they didn't find anything. but last week investigators earned to that home where jackson used to live. cadaver dog a reacted to an area of the garage. that area was he can can straighted and bones were found. medical examiner says a preliminary a
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